The Ruttledges receive a visit from Jamesie, who has news that his brother is coming home.
The Ruttledges recall how they bought their house and received an unexpected visitor.
The Ruttledges meet their neighbour, who has a curious request.
The Ruttledges' errant neighbour returns, and Jamesie's brother is home from England.
As the drums beat to commemorate the Easter Rising, Jamesie recalls his own turbulent past.
After John Quinn's wedding, Jamesie has a secret he is bursting to divulge.
When a letter arrives from Johnny in England, Jamesie asks the Ruttledges for help.
Jamesie and Mary visit their son for the first time.
Ruttledge pays a call on Patrick Ryan.
Johnny's annual visit from London has come round again.
Ruttledge sees that all is not well.
The Ruttledges and their neighbours take part in one of life's inevitable rituals.